Minnesota Prairie Roots

Writing and photography by Audrey Kletscher Helbling

My Christmas wish for you December 24, 2016

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One of my children (probably my second daughter, Miranda) drew this baby Jesus on a card decades ago. I display that card each Christmas as a reminder of the reason I celebrate Christmas and as a reminder of how very much I love my three children.

One of my children (probably my second daughter, Miranda) drew this baby Jesus decades ago. I display this card, which also includes Mary and Joseph, each Christmas. It’s a reminder of the reason I celebrate Christmas and a reminder of how very much I love my three children. They each signed the card. It’s a treasure.

For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Savior, who is Christ the Lord.

MY DEAR READERS, I wish for you this Christmas the blessings of peace and happiness.

Wherever you are this weekend and with whomever, may you experience joy. Appreciate others. Hold close those you love most. Be thankful for them.

Realize that everything and everyone will not be perfect. So laugh instead of stressing. You’ll feel better.

Relax and delight in the moments—the hug of a son come home, the sweet scent of a baby on her first Christmas, the gathering of family at worship services and around your table.

These are the moments that matter. Merry Christmas!

© Copyright 2016 Audrey Kletscher Helbling

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20 Responses to “My Christmas wish for you”

  1. John Wiruth Says:

    This babe in a manger is indeed our “reason for the season”, our hope and joy!
    Merry Christmas, and thanks for your blog

  2. I pray your Christmas is peaceful, joyous and full of love Audrey!

  3. May your family’s Christmas be full of peace and joy!

  4. Carol King Says:

    Joyful and blessed Christmas to you also, Audrey!
    Keep up the good work — we all appreciate your posts.
    Happy New Year!

  5. treadlemusic Says:

    They DO matter! May you know His abundance now and in the coming year, keeping eyes focused on Him and the Mission that brought Him to this sod many years ago. Hugs to you and Randy……………………………………

  6. Almost Iowa Says:

    Merry Christmas to you and yours, Audrey.

  7. Jackie Says:

    Thanks for your sweet reminder of what’s important at Christmas time. Enjoy your lovely family Audrey. Merry Christmas!!

  8. Bernadette Thomasy Says:

    Your blog is a year round Christmas gift. Thank you so much and blessings to you and your family. Love the card.

  9. Marilyn Says:

    Thank you, a perfect end to my Christmas night. Family, grandchildren, phone calls to far away loved ones, catching up, indulgence, and satiety. God bless us all, everyone!!!

  10. Sue Ready Says:

    Merry Christmas Belated Greetings and thanks for the gentle reminder of the season’s meaning.


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